Anticonflict effects of lavender oil and identification of its active constituents

@article{Umezu2006AnticonflictEO,
  title={Anticonflict effects of lavender oil and identification of its active constituents},
  author={T. Umezu and Kimiyo Nagano and H. Ito and Kiyomi Kosakai and M. Morita},
  journal={Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior},
  year={2006},
  volume={85},
  pages={713-721}
}
  • T. Umezu, Kimiyo Nagano, +2 authors M. Morita
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior
  • The pharmacological effects of lavender oil were investigated using two conflict tests in ICR mice, and then the active constituents were identified. Lavender oil produced significant anticonflict effects at 800 and 1600 mg/kg in the Geller conflict test and at 800 mg/kg in the Vogel conflict test, suggesting that the oil has an anti-anxiety effect. Analysis using GC/MS revealed that lavender oil contains 26 constituents, among which alpha-pinene (ratio, 0.22%), camphene (0.06%), beta-myrcene… CONTINUE READING
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